Young people

Liverpool is far from ‘NEET’ for teenagers – Liverpool Echo

Liverpool has the third highest number of young people not in education, work or training in the UK, new figures reveal. Almost 10% of Liverpool youngsters aged 16-18 are classed as NEET, Not in Education, Employment or Training, according to a Department for Education (DfE) study.

Source: Liverpool is far from ‘NEET’ for teenagers – Liverpool Echo

How Wolverhampton and Coventry drifted apart on youth employment | Business | The Guardian

Youth unemployment figures published this week have underlined the contrasting economic fortunes of two cities an hour’s drive apart, with Wolverhampton having one of the highest jobless rates for 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK, and Coventry one of the lowest. The Guardian visited the two cities to find how their paths have diverged and why young people appear to have such comparative success in finding a job in Coventry, while the story is so different in Wolverhampton.

Source: How Wolverhampton and Coventry drifted apart on youth employment | Business | The Guardian

Armed Forces learning resource labelled ‘military propaganda’ | Schools Week

A teaching resource promoting the work of the armed forces has come under-fire by two campaign groups, which have labelled it “military propaganda.”

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Source: Armed Forces learning resource labelled ‘military propaganda’ | Schools Week